Tori Taylor, a Charlotte resident and president of the College Democrats of America writes for Huffington Post: "Young Americans sent a powerful message on November 6: do not underestimate us."
"We are constantly told that our generation is the future of our country, but this statement suggests that our voice does not matter now," she continued. "It puts our interests and needs on a shelf to be dealt with at a later date. We should come back in a few years, when we can really make a difference. The parties will listen then. This is where the Republicans went wrong, and it may cost them an entire generation of voters." Read her full op-ed here.